• PODCAST | Build Your English Confidence
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    PODCAST | Build Your English Confidence

    Hello, I’m Emma from mmmEnglish and this video is a little different to my usual YouTube videos because it’s actually a video recording of a podcast interview that I did just a few days ago, with the guys from Real Life Global. Now, it was my first podcast interview so I was a little bit nervous! But I hope you enjoy listening to us and hearing about some of the things we discuss. Ethan and Chad from real-life global are very cool guys! We had lots of fun together! They host their podcast so they can talk to lots of English teachers and English learners about studying English, about the…

  • Three tips for a successful B2B social media strategy | Need-to-know
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    Three tips for a successful B2B social media strategy | Need-to-know

    Did you know that almost half the world’s population are on social media? Not really a surprise! That’s a lot of potential clients in one place, so it’s surprising that so many B2B brands still overlook social media when creating their marketing strategy. There’s a misconception that social media marketing only works for B2C brands, but it’s just not true. B2B brands can also use social media to increase brand awareness, show the world their amazing company culture, build connections and demonstrate thought leadership. This video will provide you with three tips for building a successful B2B social media strategy. Firstly, create a plan. Your social media plan must tie…

  • Three Russian social networks to use when targeting Russia | Need-to-know
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    Three Russian social networks to use when targeting Russia | Need-to-know

    If you’re thinking of doing social media marketing in Russia, you need to be aware that there are some hugely popular local social networks that you might not have heard of before. Being present on these social networks will put your brand right in front of your Russian target audience, and will give you an edge over your less-savvy competitors. This video will look at three of the most popular Russian social networks. Firstly, VK. VK looks very similar to Facebook, but in Russia, VK is more than twice as popular as its American counterpart! VK is most popular amongst young people aged under 34, with many users interacting with…

  • Why an ISIS Comeback May Look Unlike Anything Seen Before | WSJ
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    Why an ISIS Comeback May Look Unlike Anything Seen Before | WSJ

    (quietly tense electronic music) – [Narrator] This video released by the Pentagon shows a raid on the compound of the Islamic State’s ideological leader and founder, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. It resulted in his death and marked one of the biggest defeats for the militant group known as ISIS. – He died after running into a dead end tunnel, whimpering and crying and screaming all the way. – [Narrator] His successor was announced just days later. (explosions rumbling) That was not the first major loss ISIS had suffered. – This is all ISIS. Now, on the bottom, that’s as of today, this is ISIS. There’s none, the caliphate is gone as…

  • The Agency: Curtin’s powerful new social media facility
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    The Agency: Curtin’s powerful new social media facility

    Well you can see from the outside, the big words: “The Agency”. Walking past like, it’s amazing to actually see. When you walk in here you’re actually walking into an industry space. It’s in the middle of Curtin University but you’re actually in industry. The Agency. If you are like most of us in the digital age, excited about the world of social media and its potential in the world of Marketing, Curtin Business School’s newest facility is for you. The Agency has been purpose-built to open windows to the world of social media marketing analytics to allow you to experience first-hand how major global brands and companies monitor their…

  • Richard Lewis on Overwatch League
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    Richard Lewis on Overwatch League

    Oh Lord. OK well let’s do it then. Let’s be absolutely clear about why the Overwatch league exists. OK? Blizzard have made a significant and amazing contribution to esports. No doubt about it. Accidentally, you see? That’s the problem. They did it accidentally. I remember interviewing Blizzard employees where they explicitly said, and this is as late as I think 2012, that explicitly said we do not care about esports. If we make a great game first and it happens to be a successful esport, great. But we do not care. But then esports took off and it made crazy amounts of money. So first they tried to fix StarCraft…

  • Messing with Fashion Blogger The Sartorialist
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    Messing with Fashion Blogger The Sartorialist

    NIMROD KAMER: The Sartorialist is the most famous fashion blogger in history. It is my lifelong dream to be on his blog. Because quintessentially, I’m a piece of street art. You waiting for the book? -Yeah. NIMROD KAMER: You know it’s 20 quid and it’s just pictures of people in the streets. Are you a big fan of the Sartorialist? -Yes. NIMROD KAMER: I love him. I think he’s like redic and unconvent hashtag. #fab, #marv, #immense, #incred, OMG, WTF. Those girls were HAStags– hashtag for has-beens. Are you single? -Sorry? NIMROD KAMER: Are you single? -Single or singer? -Yeah, he’s available. NIMROD KAMER: Single. I mean, emotionally available. -Emotionally?…

  • The Cannibal Generals of Liberia
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    The Cannibal Generals of Liberia

    SHANE SMITH: In this episode, we go to Liberia and hang out with cannibal warlords. MALE SPEAKER 1: I lift it up on the temple. I’m gonna eat it. [GUNFIRE] MALE SPEAKER 1: It’s a Liberian general’s heart. SHANE SMITH: I was afraid probably the whole time I was in Liberia. There’s always this underlying hum of violence. And the poverty there is so crippling that you’re kind of like, why wouldn’t they steal our camera? Why wouldn’t they steal our clothes? I mean, people are starving. And all they know is war. So is that why your nickname was General Butt Naked? SHANE SMITH: A lot of people would…

  • Cracking the Code of Cicada 3301| EPISODE 1
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    Cracking the Code of Cicada 3301| EPISODE 1

    (pulsating music) (slow orchestral music) – [Brian] On January 5th, 2012, a group calling itself 3301 posted a mysterious message on the internet. – [Computer] Hello. We are looking for highly intelligent individuals. To find them, we have devised a test. There is a message hidden in this image. – [Brian] The hidden message led to a series of other riddles, codes leading to phone messages, which provided GPS coordinates for posters around the world. – A mysterious group has been posting extremely complicated puzzles on the internet. – [Reporter] Solving the puzzles requires an esoteric knowledge, computer programming, hidden codes, history, art, and literature as obscure as Medieval Welsh…

  • Tip 21: Russia has its own social networks | 50 tips in 50 days
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    Tip 21: Russia has its own social networks | 50 tips in 50 days

    Be conscious that Russia has its own social networks. Whilst being on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn might be sufficient for most European countries, it’s not true of Russia. In Russia, the social media landscape is dominated by local alternatives like VK, OK, LiveJournal and MoiMir. The most popular is VK, which is nicknamed “Russia’s Facebook” and has 80 million monthly active users. When writing posts for social media, make sure that you write in Russian. Duh! Finally, be aware that LinkedIn is banned Russia. [gasps]